After a fitness test on Tuesday, the Eintracht squad returned to training on Wednesday. Due to international call-ups there were only 15 players involved.

After a few days off, coach Niko Kovac welcomed players back for two separate training sessions on Wednesday. Andersson Ordonez, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Marco Russ and Simon Falette trained individually, while injured duo Timothy Chandler and Marco Fabián continued their recovery work. Sébastien Haller was absent after having a wisdom tooth removed, as were several internationals.

DFB Cup tie scheduled for Wednesday 20 December

The Deutsche Fußball-Bund (DFB) confirmed the details for the DFB Cup last 16 ties on Wednesday. Eintracht’s match at 1. FC Heidenheim will take place on Wednesday 20 December, kicking off at 20:45 CET.